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Blount Island

Located just nine nautical miles (16.7km) from the Atlantic Ocean, the Blount Island Marine Terminal has 6,600 linear feet (2,012m) of deep water berths.

Blount Island Marine Terminal

(gate entrance)
9620 Dave Rawls Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32226

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From North:

  • Take I-95 South to exit 362A - I-295 South.
  • Continue for about 6 miles.
  • Take exit 41: FL-105 / Zoo Parkway / Heckscher Drive.
  • At bottom of exit ramp, turn left onto Heckscher Drive.
  • Continue for about 1 1/2 miles.
  • Follow signs to Blount Island and bear right onto Blount Island Road.
  • Proceed to main gate.

From South:

  • Take I-95 North to exit 337.
  • Merge onto I-295 North and continue for about 18 miles.
  • Take exit 41: FL-105 / Zoo Parkway / Heckscher Drive.
  • At bottom of exit ramp, turn right onto Heckscher Drive.
  • Continue for about 1 1/2 miles.
  • Follow signs to Blount Island and bear right onto Blount Island Road.
  • Proceed to main gate.

 

JAXPORT Blount Island and Dames Point Operations

Blount Island Marine Terminal

9620 Dave Rawls Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32226

Show Map

 

From North:

  • Take I-95 South to exit 362A - I-295 South.
  • Continue for about 6 miles.
  • Take exit 41: FL-105 / Zoo Parkway / Heckscher Drive.
  • At bottom of exit ramp, turn left onto Heckscher Drive.
  • Continue for about 1 1/2 miles.
  • Follow signs to Blount Island and bear right onto Blount Island Road.
  • The operations offices are in a two-story brick building adjacent to the main gate. Parking is available along the driveway leading to the building.

From South:

  • Take I-95 North to exit 337.
  • Merge onto I-295 North and continue for about 18 miles.
  • Take exit 41: FL-105 / Zoo Parkway / Heckscher Drive.
  • At bottom of exit ramp, turn right onto Heckscher Drive.
  • Continue for about 1 1/2 miles.
  • Follow signs to Blount Island and bear right onto Blount Island Road.
  • The operations offices are in a two-story brick building adjacent to the main gate. Parking is available along the driveway leading to the building.

 

This 754-acre terminal is JAXPORT's largest marine facility and one of the largest vehicle import/export centers in the United States. The terminal also handles Ro/Ro, heavy lift, breakbulk and liquid bulk cargoes

Blount Island has one 112-ton whirly crane and eight container cranes (five 50-ton cranes, one 45-ton crane and two 40-ton cranes). The terminal also offers 240,000-square feet of transit shed space and a 90,000-square-foot Container Freight Station for cross-dock efficiency.

Major highways are easily accessible from Blount Island, which is located less than one mile from I-295 and only minutes from I-95 and I-10. Plus, I-75 is only a one hour drive west. The efficient movement of cargo is facilitated by the terminal's on-dock rail served directly by CSX Corporation.

Blount Island Equipment and Technical Info

Blount Island

Owner / Operator

Terminal Director — Victoria Robas

Location

9 nautical miles (16.7km) from the Atlantic Ocean

Terminal Area

754 acres 

Use

Container, Ro/Ro, Breakbulk and General Cargo

Facilities

240,000 sq ft of transit shed

90,000-sq-ft container freight station

General Berths

#20 — 754 linear ft

#22 — 600 linear ft

#30 — #35:
5,240 linear ft

Apron Width

#20: 111.5 ft

#22: 80 ft

#30-35:
80 ft in front of transit shed;
150 ft elsewhere

Depth alongside MLW
(mean low water)

#30-#35: 40 ft

#20, #22: 38 ft

Deck height above MSL
(mean sea level)

#30 - 35: +9 ft

#20, 22: +10 ft

Mechanical Handling Facilities

Eight container cranes (five 50-ton, one 45-ton, two 40-ton)

One 112-ton gantry whirly crane

On-Dock Rail Connection

CSX

Highway Connections

I-95 and I-295 (State Road 9A) leading to Hecksher Drive (State Road 105)

Tides (ft.)

 

Mean High Water (MHW)

+2.2 MSL

Mean Low Water (MLW)

-1.3 MSL

 

To discover how to maximize your business at this terminal, contact JAXPORT's Trade Development office by phone at (904) 357-3030 or by email at info@jaxport.com.